Fast 5: A Charter Broker’s Review Of The Year Of COVID And Brexit

By Angus Batey Apr 02, 2021
Former RAF and NetJets pilot Adam Twidell established PrivateFly as a digital charter broker in St Albans, on the northern outskirts of London, in…
Business Aviation

Bell 212: From Military Roots, A Legacy Helicopter Soldiers On

By Paul Seidenman Apr 02, 2021
For operators looking for a used, medium-sized helicopter, the Bell 212 is still popular. Tracing its ancestry to the single-engine UH-1 “Huey”…
Aircraft & Propulsion
Choosing to Take a Risk
The Island Express S-76 accident and spacial disorientation.
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Know Your Weather Radar
Avoiding hail requires proper usage of the weather radar system
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Cool, Colorful Lighting
Whether in a corporate jet or a wide-bodied airliner, cabin lighting is now as much about mood as illumination.
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Understanding Hail
How hail forms and how to forecast it.
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Oh Hail!

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D. Mar 30, 2021
Hail encounters can cause substantial damage to your aircraft and make flying difficult
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Peer Reviews: Real-World Results

By James Albright Mar 26, 2021
Lessons learned from peer reviews.
Maintenance & Training

How to Conduct a Peer Review

By James Albright Mar 25, 2021
Six suggestions for peer reviews
Maintenance & Training
Gulf Avionics Relocates To Kerrville-Kerr County Airport
Avionics MRO relocates and expands.
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Importance Of Peer Reviews For Pilots

By James Albright Mar 25, 2021
Get an objective look from another pilot outside your operation.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

West Star Aviation Rolls Out New Maintenance Technology

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Mar 24, 2021
West Star Aviation is aiming to distribute custom configured iPads with maintenance software installed to more than 600 technicians across the U.S. by the end of May.
Maintenance & Training

Checklist: Go-Around Decision-making

By Bill Carey Mar 24, 2021
More insight is needed into pilot decision-making on whether or not to execute a go-around on final approach.
Business Aviation

Aircraft Trust Mistrust

By Kent Jackson Mar 24, 2021
A Department of Justice case questions aircraft trusts
Business Aviation

Beyond The Basics: OEMs, Suppliers Offer Innovative Cabin Solutions

By Paul Seidenman Mar 23, 2021
From restaurant-quality kitchens aloft to high-tech window shades and total refurbishment, a growing number of suppliers are focusing on luxury features to make flying private a more enjoyable experience.
Interiors & Connectivity

Piloting, Operational Lessons From This Accident

By Roger Cox Mar 23, 2021
The crash of a cargo plane points out several safety alarms
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Clay Lacy Offers Sustainable Aviation Fuel At Two FBOs

By Bill Carey Mar 22, 2021
Clay Lacy Aviation will begin offering sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and using renewable diesel at its FBO locations at Van Nuys and John Wayne…
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Viewpoint: The Unknown Costs Of Private Jet Ownership

Chris Marich Mar 22, 2021
Understanding the costs and payments for a flight
Business Aviation

Circling Approach Gone Wrong

By Roger Cox Mar 22, 2021
A Part 135 Shorts SD3-30 crash at Charleston, West Virginia
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Fast 5: An MRO CEO’s Outlook On What’s Trending

By Lee Ann Shay Mar 19, 2021
Constant Aviation Dave Davies provides his outlook on how business aviation maintenance is recovering from the pandemic and how he sees his business evolving in the next few years. 
Maintenance & Training

Drone Supply Shop Owner Challenges FAA Regulation

By Bill Carey Mar 19, 2021
The owner of a drone racing supply shop has filed a petition for review of the FAA’s Remote Identification of Unmanned Aircraft (Remote ID) final regulation in federal appeals court.
Business Aviation

Wildlife Strikes To Aircraft Rise Nine Fold Since 1990

By Bill Carey Mar 18, 2021
Although rare relative to the total number of flights, wildlife strikes to civil aircraft increased more than nine fold from 1990 to 2019, according…
Business Aviation

Know your Fuel System: Twin-Engine Troubles

By Ross Detwiler Mar 16, 2021
If you fly a twin-engine aircraft, knowing this is crucial
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Know Your Fuel System: Fuel Starvation

By Ross Detwiler Mar 16, 2021
NTSB determines fuel starvation and loss of control led to Chieftain accident
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Know Your Fuel System: Multiple Tanks

By Ross Detwiler Mar 16, 2021
Chieftain crashes into residence after experiencing fuel problem
Safety, Ops & Regulation